Do masks really work in India’s air pollution?

Can air pollution masks help with India's air pollution?

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You should come to Mexico City

[…] pollution around their activity. Some startups offer nano-filters for embedding in the nose. N95 and N99 masks are also an option. Personal home or car air purifiers based on High-efficiency particulate […]


Hi Paddy – why cant I see the Venus N99 mask on the comparator graph for cost effectiveness? Thanks, Meenakshi

A question/ concern I’ve long had with the PortaCount testing protocol, is what impact does a real-world, moving, body-in-motion, environment have on the test. As compared to walking or cycling down a busy polluted street with outdoor air currents, testing a still body in an office room might or might not produce the same results. Hopefully we’ll see a testing system from PortaCount or other perhaps university research project, explore this matter. It may be quite needed. Uppermost in my mind are the millions of cyclists and motorbike riders using all variety of masks, assuming they have effective protection in… Read more »

Dhruv Kapur

Are these studies published in a reputed paper or journal? This will make these findings much more useful.